Greetings from the Mission Field of NYC, “The Most International City in the World.” Founded in 1984, the New York School of Urban Ministry (NYSUM) hosts, trains, and deploys over 5,000 youth and adults for urban ministry each year by partnering with inner city pastors and churches in New York City. In addition to providing practical urban classroom teaching and training, NYSUM provides accommodations and home-style meals for small and large groups at our 70,000 square foot training facility. NYSUM’s staff equips students from Colleges, Seminaries, Bible Schools, Youth Groups, and Church Groups. Our students learn about inner-city ministry at the grassroots through diverse, cross-cultural, “hands-on” outreaches to Muslims, Jews, the homeless, abused women, the disabled, terminally ill, and those victimized by natural disasters. Outreaches take place via street meetings, soup kitchens, rescue missions, city shelters, rehab centers, and more. On behalf of my wife and I and our staff, we invite you and your ministry to share together in the life-changing NYSUM Experience in New York City.

Yours for urban leadership,

Rev. Peter & Darleen DeArruda NYSUM, President
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For 35 years the New York School of Urban Ministry has trained over 40 thousand urban leaders in “Hands on” compassion ministry.
Here are some of the ways NYSUM is able to reach the poor the needy and disenfranchised.

Short Term Missions

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